Mining regions are facing the unprecedented challenge of transition. The scale of the undertaking; the biggest challenges and risks. How to carry out the transition in a responsible, joint and socially acceptable way? Planning activities and implementing them effectively. The role of local authorities and central administration. Billions from the EU for shifting away from coal. The Just Transition Fund – origins, goals, and money.
deputy mayor of Bytom
Member of the European Parliament, President of the European Parliament 2009–2012; Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland 1997–2001; Chairman of the Programme Board of the EEC
Director of the Institute for Ecology of Industrial Areas, Head of Strategic and Regional Studies Department at the Uniwersity of Economics in Katowice, responsible for National Just Transition Plan
Deputy Mayor of Zabrze
Deputy Mayor of Rybnik
Vice-Rector for Domestic and International Co-Operation, University of Silesia in Katowice
Head of the EIB Group Warsaw Office, European Investment Bank